Aug. 7
Rhonda M. Hawkins, as an individual and on behalf of others similarly situated, vs. Iovate Health Sciences; Iovate Health Sciences USA Inc.; Iovate Health Sciences Group Inc.; Iovate Health Sciences Research Inc; Iovate Health Sciences Formulations Ltd.; Muscletech Inc.; Muscletech and Muscletech Research and Development Inc.
PA - Harry Bell; J - Bailey
*The plaintiff is suing the defendants for marketing an unsafe weight loss supplement, Hydroxycut. In addition to unspecified damages and interest, she is seeking class-action certification of her lawsuit.
Case number: 09-C-1455

Aug. 10
Jane Doe vs. West Virginia State Police and D.S. Snavely
PA - Michael T. Clifford, Shawn Bayliss and Lonnie Simmons; J - Stucky
*The plaintiff is suing the defendants for violation or her constitutional rights after Snavely asked her for sexual favors following a traffic stop on Nov. 16 in Jefferson. She is seeking unspecified damages.
Case number: 09-C-1464

Aug. 11
Melissa and Marshall Ross vs. Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
PA - Peggy Collins; J - Berger
*The plaintiffs are suing the defendant for injuries Melissa received on Aug. 12, 2007 when a steel rack in a milk case at the defendant's South Charleston location fell on her right foot. She is seeking unspecified damages, court costs, attorney fees and interest.
Case number: 09-C-1476

Joshua M. Beane vs. ProBuild East LLC
PA - Scott Kaminski; J - Berger
*The plaintiff is suing the defendant for wrongful termination on Aug. 22, 2007 after they learned from Ashton Medical Associates he'd taken a pre-employment drug screening and physical examination for the South Charleston Fire Department the day before. He is seeking unspecified damages, court costs, attorney fees and interest.
Case number: 09-C-1477

Norbert Eagloski vs. John Does 1 and 2
PA - pro se; J - Zakaib
*The plaintiff is suing the defendants for stealing a Chevrolet Caprice station wagon with a pop-up camper from property he owns in St. Albans on Nov. 5, 2007, and selling the vehicle for scrap. He is seeking unspecified damages, court costs, attorney fees and interest.
Case number: 09-C-1480

Cornellisus D. Christian vs. Prima Marketing 7-Eleven
PA - pro se; J - Bailey
*The plaintiff is suing the defendant for racial discrimination and a hostile working environment following the failure of management to handle complaints of harassment he filed against co-workers during the month of July. He is seeking $500,000 in damages
Case number: 09-C-1481

Aug. 12
Robin Armstrong vs. Bottling Group LLC d/b/a Pepsi Bottling Group
PA - Lia DiTrapano; J - Bailey
*The plaintiff is suing the defendant for wrongful termination following complaints he made to management about being the subject of racial harassment. He is seeking unspecified damages to include front and back wages, and reinstatement to his job plus court costs, attorney fees and interest.
09-C-1489

Stella Calloway vs. David Francis, individually and in his official capacity as and employee of the West Virginia Division of Corrections, the West Virginia Division of Corrections and John Doe, unknown person or persons
PA - Matthew J. Woelfel; J - King
*The plaintiff, an inmate at the Lakin Correctional Center for Women in Mason County, is suing the defendants for repeated sexual harassment committed by Francis, and others from 2005 trough 2008. She is seeking unspecified damages, court costs and attorney fees.
Case number: 09-C-1491

Aug. 13
Shawn R. Romano vs. Michael A. Olivio
PA - Larry A. Winter; J - Stucky
*The plaintiff is suing the defendant to comply with his request to dissolve their law firm. He is asking the court to supervise the firm's dissolution.
Case number 09-C-1499

Steve Hall vs. Kanawha County Board of Education
PA - J. Michael Ranson; J - King
*The plaintiff is suing the defendant for retaliation following the plaintiff's removal from a list of approved volunteer coaches at Nitro High School after the plaintiff filed a petition for injunctive relief in circuit court last month asking his son be declared eligible to play football at NHS for the 2009 season. He is seeking unspecified damages, court costs and attorney fees.
Case number: 09-C-1500

Ashley Kirk, individually and as administratrix of the estate of Steven G. Woodall, vs. the Kanawha County Sheriff's Department; the Kanawha County Commission and Dep. A.J. Miller, Cpl. D.H. Duff, Lt. Sean Crozier and Lt. Greg Young, individually and in their official capacities
PA - Mark R. Staun; J - King
*The plaintiff is suing the defendants for Woodall's wrongful death after he and Gina Sigmond were shot and killed by Sigmond's estranged husband, Edgar, who later shot and killed himself, on Feb. 16, 2008 in Sissonville. She are seeking unspecified damages, court costs and attorney fees.
Case number: 09-C-1502

Constance K. Raines vs. the Kanawha County Sheriff's Department; the Kanawha County Commission and Dep. A.J. Miller, Cpl. D.H. Duff, Lt. Sean Crozier and Lt. Greg Young, individually and in their official capacities
PA - Mark Kelley; J - King
*The plaintiff is suing the defendants for their failure to provide adequate security for Gina Sigmond on Feb. 16, 2008 when she was retrieving items from the home she shared with her estranged husband, Edgar, who ambushed Gina, and a male friend, Steven Woodall, by shooting and killing them before turning the weapon on himself. She is seeking unspecified damages, court costs and attorney fees.
Case number: 09-C-1514

Derek L. Sigmond, individually and as administrator of the estate of Gina Sigmond and as guardian of Kaley and Zac Sigmond, vs. the Kanawha County Sheriff's Department; the Kanawha County Commission and Dep. A.J. Miller, Cpl. D.H. Duff, Lt. Sean Crozier and Lt. Greg Young, individually and in their official capacities
PA - Michael A. Olivio; J - Stucky
*The plaintiff is suing the defendants for Sigmond's wrongful death after she and a male friend, Steven Woodall, were shot and killed by Sigmond's estranged husband, Edgar, who later shot and killed himself, on Feb. 16, 2008 in Sissonville. He are seeking unspecified damages, court costs and attorney fees.
Case number: 09-C-1515

Aug. 14
Shelley Glass vs. the City of Charleston and the Charleston Sanitary Board
PA - Craig Giffin; J - Bloom
*The plaintiff is suing the defendants for damages her property on North Fern Road received from Aug. 31, 2007 to Dec. 29, 2007 due to a ruptured sewer line and fallen tree. In addition to unspecified damages and attorney fees, she is seeking a writ of mandamus ordering the city to fix the line, remove the tree and fill-in the hole cased by the fall.
Case number: 09-C-1519

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